LAGOS, Nigeria – The State Judicial Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged killing of End SARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday, October 20 resumed the viewing of a CCTV footage submitted by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), operators of the tollgate.
The clips were played before the cross-examination of Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island.
It showed that the scene was peaceful until about 6.43pm, when protesters could be seen running towards the tollgate from the Oriental Hotel end.
Two minutes later, at least seven military trucks with flashing headlights arrived.
At 6.53pm, about 10 minutes after the arrival of the military vehicles, there was a black out at the tollgate and flashes of gunfire could be seen.
At 7.09pm, the protesters appeared to be surrounded on all sides by the military vehicles which had flashing lights.